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SMSU SOCCER: Late CSP goal lifts Golden Bears 2-1 over SMSU soccer

ST. PAUL – Southwest Minnesota State surrendered a crushing 83rd minute go-ahead goal from Concordia-St. Paul in what would finish a 2-1 loss on Friday night at Sea Foam Stadium. The Mustangs responded almost immediately after giving up an early goal on the road, but were unable to ...

Effective offense guides Vikings to win over Sting

MINNEOTA —With a busy week of homecoming festivities, the successful shutout that Minneota saw over Yellow Medicine East gave them another reason to celebrate Friday night with the final score coming to 39-0. The Vikings started out the game with three touchdowns in the first quarter. The ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Minneota rolls past Blackjacks in sweep

MINNEOTA – The eighth ranked Minneota Vikings made quick work of the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks Thursday evening. Playing in front of a homecoming crowd the Vikings defeated the Blackjacks in straight sets. The Blackjacks scored the first point in the opening set on a Mary Bothun kill. That ...

PREP GIRLS SOCCER: Tigers break out offense in 7-1 win over Trojans

MARSHALL— The Marshall girls soccer team scored an early goal in their game, and they never stopped attacking the goal from then on as the Tigers won 7-1 on Thursday evening over Worthington. Sophomore Lenei Estrada recorded the first of many goals that the Tigers would score in their game ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Panthers take out Sting, 3-0

TRACY — No. 2-ranked Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeated Yellow Medicine East 3-0 (25-20, 25-11, 25-15) on Thursday. Sydney Lanoue led the Panthers with 13 kills and 10 digs. Kaylee Kirk served up a pair of aces and recorded a team high 16 digs, while Evy Dolan added seven kills in the ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Game of the week: Canby at Lakeview

COTTONWOOD - Points will be at a premium in Cottonwood tonight when the Canby Lancers take the gridiron to take on the Lakeview Lakers. Both teams have struggled to find their footing offensively through the first three weeks of the season. The Lancers are 1-2 and have been shutout in their ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club begins fall and winter season

MARSHALL – Southwest Swim Club kicked off their fall and winter season on Tuesday, with tryouts being held on Monday. Swimmers can also make appointments to try out for the team. Swimmers can try out the program for free during the month of September. Anyone that can swim one length of ...

AREA GOLF: Marshall Golf Club hosts Ralco five person scramble over weekend

MARSHALL – The Marshall Golf Club held the Ralco five person scramble last weekend. It was a tightly contested event with only four shots separating the top four teams. The team of Ed Winn, Brad Meulebroeck, Greg Ormberg, Mike Tutt and Chad Michelson took first with a score of 57 followed ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Canby outlasts MACCRAY 3-2 to stay perfect

CANBY – It was an evenly balanced game all the way through in Canby on Tuesday night with both teams keeping pace with each other, however the Lancers had an edge that MACCRAY did not and ended up winning in five. The individual set scores were 25-16 MACCRAY, 25-24 Canby, 22-25 MACCRAY, 28-26 ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Rebels take down Chargers in four sets

SLAYTON - The Murray County Central Rebels didn’t let a slow start in the opening set stop them from defeating Westbrook-Walnut Grove, 3-1 at home Tuesday evening. The Rebels looked to be in for a long night when they fell behind 5-0 in the opening set. That slow start didn’t phase the ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: No. 1 SMSU remains perfect with hard-found road win over USF

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 1 ranked Southwest Minnesota State volleyball team remained undefeated with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over the University of Sioux Falls on Tuesday night at the Stewart Center. SMSU, which improves to 11-0 overall and 3-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minneota gets past LQPV in sweep

MADISON – The Minneota volleyball team defeated Lac qui Parle Valley 3-0 on Tuesday, winning by scores of 25-17, 25-9, 25-6. Lydia Sussner led the way in kills for the Vikings with 17 while Lizzy Gillingham had six. Abby Hennen led in digs with 15 while Gillingham had five. Morgan Kockelman ...

PREP SWIMMING: Marshall takes 11th at Laker Invite

ST. PAUL – The Marshall girls swim and dive team placed 11th out of 16 teams at the Laker Invitational on Saturday. The Tigers recorded a score of 98, with Blake School taking first with a score of 342. In the 200 yard medley relay, the Marshall team of Alli Kopitski, Maddie Larson, Paige ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Knights slip past Rebels in four sets

SLAYTON - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights picked up their third win of the season Monday evening with a 3-1 victory over Murray County Central. The Knights took the first two sets of the match, before dropping the third set and coming back to close out the match with the fourth set ...

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Late goal in final minute lifts CMCS over Marshall

MARSHALL – The Marshall boys soccer team built an early first-half lead against Central Minnesota Chrisitian on Monday night, but a pair of second-half goals – including one in the final minute of play – from the Bluejays spelled heartbreak for the Tigers as Marshall fell 2-1 at Mattke ...

SMSU VOLLEYBALL: SMSU volleyball travels to USF for early week NSIC contest

MARSHALL – The top-ranked Southwest Minnesota State women's volleyball team (10-0, 2-0 NSIC) looks to stay unbeaten this week as they travel south to Sioux Falls, S.D., for an early week conference match against Sioux Falls on Tuesday night in the Stewart Center. SMSU Quick Hits - ...